Saint John the Baptist (Titian)

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Saint John the Baptist
Artist Titian
Year 1540
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 201 cm × 134 cm (79 in × 53 in)
Location Gallerie dell'Accademia

Saint John the Baptist is a 1540 painting of John the Baptist by Titian, with his traditional attributes of the Lamb of God and a staff. In the background is a Giorgionesque landscape with the river Jordan, in which Christ was baptised.